Previous Post Next Post

Mom

Brought to you by

Nativity Set FAILS: Shotgun Shell Baby Jesus, Spam Manger and More!

By carolyncastiglia |

nativity scenes, nativity, creche, manger, baby jesus, christmas decorations, worst nativity scenes

SPAM MANGER!

Ah, the manger scene! It’s one of my favorite memories of my childhood Christmases. From setting up the small nativity on top of my grandmother’s buffet to seeing the almost life-size nativity statues in church, I remember a sense of awe surrounding the baby Jesus’ creche and all of his human and animal admirers. The three wise men always looked so majestic next to the piously bowed heads of the sheep and donkeys.

Given the holy nature of the nativity, you wouldn’t expect such a revered set of objects to be made from things like bacon, marshmallows and shotgun shells, but these totally bizarre nativity sets are made from all that and more:

nggallery id=’123790′

/
Nativity Set FAILS: Shotgun Shell Baby Jesus, Spam Manger and More!

Piggy Nativity

Oink! Not kosher.
Photo

Photos and inspiration are courtesy of Mark Oestreicher, who is a partner in The Youth Cartel, which provides services and resources for individual youth workers and organizations. He’s also the author of Understanding Your Young Teen: Practical Wisdom for Parents, and in his spare time, he’s been adding to his photo collection of the tackiest and weirdest nativity sets of all time. Go check out his site to see tons more of the craziest, ugliest, most bizarre nativity sets you’ll ever set your eyes on.

More on Babble

About carolyncastiglia

carolyncastiglia

carolyncastiglia

Carolyn Castiglia is a New York-based comedian/writer wowing audiences with her stand-up and freestyle rap. She’s appeared in TONY, The NY Post, The Idiot’s Guide to Jokes and Life & Style. You can find Carolyn’s writing elsewhere online at MarieClaire.com and The Huffington Post. Read bio and latest posts → Read Carolyn's latest posts →

« Go back to Mom

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, profile photo and other personal information you make public on Facebook (e.g., school, work, current city, age) will appear with your comment. Comments, together with personal information accompanying them, may be used on Babble.com and other Babble media platforms. Learn More.

0 thoughts on “Nativity Set FAILS: Shotgun Shell Baby Jesus, Spam Manger and More!

  1. diane caso says:

    Bears kind of cute…some of the others are just plain weird.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *.

Previous Post Next Post

The Daily Babble